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5 Ways to Avoid Seasonal Flu

As the weather changes, it brings along a rise in a cough, sore throat, and fever around. Yes, the seasonal flu is all jam-pressed to patronize us. In any case, why should you hold up to get down with the notorious bug? Why not get hold of your body to get away from this season's flu virus spell! Read below 5 ways to avoid the seasonal flu.

These are some simple ways, which can help you to be well equipped and address the microbes without losing your sleep. These defensive measures lie with in everyday activities and life choices, so accessible to everyone.
Prevention is always better than cure!

  1. Eat healthy
Good health always beats the seasonal flu. When you are in good health, immune system is stronger and you can treasure the finest wellbeing.
Healthy eating is the best way to keep the immune system nourished and provide natural defence against viruses. You may be exposed to viruses but not necessarily get it!
A healthy diet is rich in fiber, whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables, unsaturated fats, and omega-3 fatty acids. Dark green and various colourful vegetables, fruits are full of natural vitamins A, C, E, carotenoids, bioflavenoids and antioxidants.

  1. Practice a good  hygiene
A habit of washing hands regularly can keep many germs away and prevent the contagious spread. Cleaning hands frequently is the key in protecting against the spread of viruses.

  1. Stay hydrated
Staying hydrated keeps the mucous membranes moist and elastic and makes it hard for the viruses to find minute cracks to enter in. Take plenty of fluids like water, soups, broths, probiotics drinks, fruit and vegetable juices without sugar.

  1. Exercise habitually
Exercise boosts the immunity as well. It boosts blood flow so that the immune cells circulate throughout the body. You don’t need to take a long time for that. 30-60 minutes daily walk is what you need as a minimum.

  1. Sleep well
Lack of sleep has been linked to an impaired immune system.

It is recommended for adults to take 7-8 hours of sleep every night for optimal rest.  Kids need 10-12 hours of sleep.

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